Radon Testing for Lochearn
Lochearn Radon Testing
What is Radon?
Radon is a dangerous cancer causing chemical. Radon gas is well known to lead to lung cancer in humans.
A large number of houses in the Lochearn area have a radon gas concentration higher than the DNS action amount.
Radon seeps out of the soil, not the building. No house, newly built or longstanding, is fully shielded from radon gas infiltration.
Every house interfaces with the soil beneath it uniquely. This is part of the reason why homes next door to others can have radically different radon saturation.
Radon saturation will fluctuate on different days and monthly inside of a normal range. A short-term radon test measures a single day or week and a accurate metric of whether or not the structure has a radon gas issue.
Radon has a dangerous duration of about half of a week. As such, radon concentration won’t be any higher if the structure is closed for years, months, or days.
How Does Radon Filter into the property?
No dwelling is absolutely draft-proof.
Vapors may enter through each penetration in the building such as sump drains, pipeworks, and slight gaps in the concrete work.
The method to know with certainty the saturation of radon in the house is to order a radon test.
Radon Testing Procedures
Sampling a dwelling for radon is a special procedure when offered concurrent with a house purchase.
Your radon gas expert will situate the radon analyzers in the property. Radon analyzers will be dropped off in crawl spaces and on the first floor. Typically multiple analyzers are located in the house for the radon analysis.
Your radon specialist will close windows, close the flue on the fireplace, and make certain the heater or AC is operating in the standard manner.
Our radon specialist will additionally treat any necessary window with tamper indication tape to make sure that draft conditions are upheld.
The radon devices are left in the home for a few days to record the amount of radon gas in the building. A expert will revisit the building after the radon test is done to recover the probes and generate a report.
Give us a call today for a no-pressure consultation! Our radon testing consultants will meet with you to help you with your property, measure your space, and get you going on making your Lochearn house one you can be proud of!
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